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Great Blue Heron

Ardea herodias

1 Species ID Suggestions

Liam 9 years ago
Great Blue Heron
Ardea herodias Great Blue Heron

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MishaCainNell 9 years ago

From the body shape, I'd say either a large egret (like the great white egret) or a large heron (like the great blue heron). It's hard to tell in the lighting. If it had a white body, then it's probably the egret - if gray/blue then likely the great blue heron.

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Charleston, West Virginia, USA

Spotted on May 6, 2011
Submitted on Jan 22, 2012

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